Lauren Liebhaber is a Senior Staff Writer with a passion for covering breaking news, current events, and local journalism. Though currently based in Salem, Massachusetts, upstate New York will always be where she calls home. Lauren grew up in Clinton, attended St. Lawrence University for undergrad, and The S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications at Syracuse University for graduate school. Lauren spends all of her free time hanging out with her dog, a Leonberger named Yukon.